The History GCSE is a very popular option at Key Stage 4 and students will follow the Edexcel History GCSE course. The course structure comprises of four units and three exam papers.
- Paper 1: Crime and Punishment from 1000AD to the present day This is a breadth study which includes a section on the historic environment (Whitechapel and the Jack the Ripper murders). This is 30% of the overall GCSE
- Paper 2: The American West c1835-c1895 and Early Elizabethan England 1558-1588. This is 40% of the overall GCSE
Paper 3: Weimar and Nazi Germany 1918-1939. This is 30% of the overall GCSE.
Ms H Rickatson - Head of History
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